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One In Three Brits Stressed Over Costs Of Hospitalisation

One in three people feel stressed about the extra expense they or their family will incur whilst in hospital with half of this group fearing their stress levels could hinder recovery. These are … Continue reading “One In Three Brits Stressed Over Costs Of Hospitalisation”


Temporary migrants will no longer be able apply for settlement

The government is implementing reforms to the immigration system which will reduce immigration to sustainable levels. Today’s announcement is the next step in this process. Launching a public consultation on reforms to the … Continue reading “Temporary migrants will no longer be able apply for settlement”


£2 million VAT fraud brothers jailed

Two brothers, who stole more than £1.6m through tax fraud and by stealing from their employees to finance their luxury lifestyles, have been jailed at Croydon Crown Court today for six years, following … Continue reading “£2 million VAT fraud brothers jailed”


Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show

Sainsbury’s has outlined a major initiative at the Bath and West show to help farmers go green, prevent tonnes of carbon from being wasted while also saving thousands of pounds in fuel and … Continue reading “Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show”


World less peaceful for third year running

2011 Global Peace Index World Less Peaceful for Third Straight Year; Arab Spring Heralds Biggest Ever Change in Rankings – Libya Tumbles 83 Spots in Rankings, Largest Ever Fall in GPI History – … Continue reading “World less peaceful for third year running”


Young drivers priced out of cars… and on to bikes

Young drivers are being increasingly priced off the roads as rising fuel and insurance costs put car ownership out of reach for many teenagers. New figures from the Driving Standards Agency show that … Continue reading “Young drivers priced out of cars… and on to bikes”


Plans for worlds first green investment bank

The Business Secretary set out this week, his vision for the Green Investment Bank (GIB) as a new and enduring institution to complement existing green policies. Vince Cable published a progress report on … Continue reading “Plans for worlds first green investment bank”


Only one in six of us plan for the future

Standard Life has found that people in the UK live for the moment rather than the long term, with more than one in six (17%) failing to plan their finances at all, according … Continue reading “Only one in six of us plan for the future”


Will voters decide to change the British voting system?

The question being asked is should the ‘alternative vote’ system be used instead of the present ‘first past the post’ system when electing MPs to the house of commons. Under the current first … Continue reading “Will voters decide to change the British voting system?”


“Windsor Power” is in action around the world

After Kate and William’s wonderfully traditional and glamorous Royal Wedding, “Windsor Power” is in action around the world. Prince William to Catherine Middleton’s spectacular Royal event delivered hundreds of millions of pounds in … Continue reading ““Windsor Power” is in action around the world”


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